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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 5/3/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | May 03, 2021 | 0 Comments

NATIONAL

Truth-in-Taxation Laws Are Gold Standard of Property Tax Reform
Daily Signal
The burden of high property taxes is a source of growing frustration and legitimate concern for taxpayers across the nation. Because property tax ...

HAWAII

West Hawaii continues to shoulder highest tax burden: Council to consider county budget, tax rates ...
West Hawaii Today
Ag land costs $9.35 in tax for every $1,000 of property value, compared to $6.15 for homeowners. “Our taxes, in Council District 4, on our 'homestead..

INDIANA

Sticker shock: Taxpayers say South Bend schools referendum drove bills higher than expected
South Bend Tribune
“We basically said, we're asking you to keep your taxes where they are.” The tax hike for the school corporation comes a year after Indiana's property tax ...

KENTUCKY

Kentucky Supreme Court to decide fate of JCPS property tax increase
WLKY Louisville
The group had collected 40,000 signatures to put the tax recall on the November ballot but the Jefferson County court judge ruled thousands...

NEW YORK

Councilor: It's time to fix Syracuse's inequitable property tax system (Guest Opinion)
syracuse.com
Our highly regressive property tax assessments are perhaps the clearest example of systemic inequality in Syracuse. Syracuse has not conducted...

OHIO

Significant Real Property Tax Savings Available for Property Owners Affected by COVID-19
JDSUPRA
Governor DeWine signed S.B.57 into law, which allows property owners to reduce their 2020 property tax bills by filing a special “COVID-19 Complaint”...

TEXAS

ExxonMobil resolves tax abatement default, moves employees from Spring to The Woodlands
Community Impact Newspaper
... them into compliance with the terms of the agreement,” Montgomery County Tax Assessor-Collector Tammy McRae said at the April 27 meeting.

More than ever, Harris County home appraisals draw protests
Community Impact Newspaper
Alex Younes, a First Ward resident for six years, said he has an annual ritual with the Harris County Appraisal District. “Every year they raise [the ...

Midlothian City Council approves SunOpta tax abatement
Midlothian Mirror 
The abatement also only applies to the city's portion of the property tax; Midlothian ISD will still assess the full amount. Ellis County is working on a ...

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John Brusniak

John Brusniak, Jr. is the dean of Texas property tax litigation.  He was licensed to practice law in 1976,   His early career involved general litigation and appellate work in both the federal and state courts until he was handed his first property tax matter.  It arose prior to the implementatio...

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